Whether you are a Beekeeper, would like to keep Bees or simply understand the importance of Bees, this group is for you. Viva la Bees!
Latest Activity: on Thursday
I took out the varroa strips from my hive today, and had a check. The frames in the bottom box were very mouldy, so I have removed them, leaving the box empty. Built a stand to elevate the hive…Continue
Started by Maree W. Last reply by Gary and Margaret - Kiwimana Aug 19, 2013.
I am new to beekeeping. I did a beginners course and have a hive in my backyard but no bees yet. Is there a club in Rotorua or maybe Pyes Pa area in Tauranga? I am keen to collect a swarm but have…Continue
Started by Judy. Last reply by Sandra Lomas Jul 19, 2013.
Hi Jacqui,I got your question in an Oooby email but it doesn't seem to link to where you posted it so I am starting a new discussion. Hope you find it.Use branches of Wormwood (Artemisia…Continue
Started by Elisabeth. Last reply by rosie walford May 14, 2013.
I live in the Auckland area and have been interested in Top Bar Hives for a while. I'd love to start keeping bees but before I do that I'd like to find a mentor who has experience with TBH beekeeping…Continue
Started by Steff. Last reply by Janet Luke Apr 30, 2013.